[Yum] Re: Yum error question

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Tue Feb 25 05:23:36 UTC 2003


On Tue, 2003-02-25 at 00:10, Tom Diehl wrote:
> On 24 Feb 2003, seth vidal wrote:
> 
> > So this has me positively baffled.
> > 
> > In one section you get:
> > 
> > Updating: kernel
> > 
> > which would sound like it found a new kernel.
> > 
> > Updating: kernel, athlon
> > Found best kernel arch: athlon
> > 
> > Is this an athlon?
> 
> yes
> 
> > 
> > Here is where it gets weird.
> > 
> > When we get down to the part where it lists the stuff it's going to do:
> > [Update: pkgname]
> > 
> > kernel is never listed.
> > and it should be
> > it should be listed as [Install: kernel]
> 
> I see "Installing: kernel, athlon" in the new file at line 5163. Is that
> what you were looking for??
> 
Right but I don't see [Install: kernel]

also - could you run rpm -q kernel
and send me the output b/c I'm not seeing that release tag anywhere
other than the last line, and well, that's odd. it should be in there
_SOMEWHERE_ other than there.


> Let me know what else you need. I am going to hold off updating this machine
> pending your analysis. I am afraid if I ignore the kernel and update it,
> it might "fix the problem" and we will not be able to tell what really 
> happened.

send me the rpm -q kernel that'll be helpful, I think.

-sv







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